Ellmau
Top 40%2,645 points
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Key facts and figures

Ellmau review: 32 facts and highlights

1. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
279km
Champéry: 650km

2. mountain height

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
1337meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
70
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Ellmau
88% have it

5. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Ellmau
52% have it

6. Has ice climbing areas

Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
Ellmau
38% have it

7. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Ellmau
53% have it

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
11
Val di Fassa: 188

9. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
87km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
60.15$
Sansicario: 0$

11. restaurants on the slopes

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
70
Ellmau: 70

12. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1957meters
Claviere: 5774meters

13. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
620meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

14. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Ellmau
17% have it

15. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

16. chalets

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
3
Big White: 269

17. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Ellmau
62% have it

18. snowfall september

Average snowfall in the month of September.
0inches
Mount Hotham: 96.5inches

19. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Ellmau
7% have it

20. Has camping facilities

Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!
Ellmau
61% have it

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

22. snowfall july

Average snowfall in the month of July.
0inches
Mount Hotham: 56inches

23. snowfall june

Average snowfall in the month of June.
0inches
Mount Perisher: 18inches

24. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
50
Champéry: 102

25. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
1
Park City Mountain: 9

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